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Our Team

From the very beginning, we decided to place patients at the centre of the Biom'up project: we are as passionate about the technological challenges as by the human adventure.

Biom'up's success is based on 'know-how', expertise and the synergy of its employees. Having a team that is both motivated by innovation and ready to tackle today's technological challenges enables Biom'up to create value and to work on the development of biomaterials of the future.

Gene Mack Gene Mack
CFO of Biom’up US, Inc.

Gene has over 20 years of experience in the life sciences sector spanning clinical research, financing, investing, corporate strategy and business development. Prior to joining Biom’up Gene was Chief Financial Officer of Sellas Lifesciences where he oversaw the company’s IPO. Previously, Gene was a consultant for a number of private and public biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies providing advisory and support for raising capital and business development transactions as well as implementing and managing all aspects of corporate finance, accounting, SEC reporting, legal affairs, treasury and investor/public relations. Prior to joining the industry Gene spent 15 years as a senior publishing analyst covering the life sciences sector at various banking institutions. Gene completed research in biochemistry, at Cornell University Medical College and clinical neurology at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He received both his BS in Biochemistry and MBA in Finance from Fordham University.

Tom Maguire Tom Maguire
Vice President of Regulatory and Compliance Affairs US

Tom has led regulatory, clinical, quality and compliance teams for more than 20 years (Synthes, EPMedsystems, Kensey-Nash, DSM Biomedical). Tom was responsible for worldwide regulatory and clinical strategy for a range of regenerative implant products used in orthopedic, spine, general surgery, plastic & reconstructive, cardiovascular and dental procedures. He has also directed product development activities specific to anti-microbial enhancements for devices. Tom has a B. Sc. in Physics and an MBA in International Business.

Rachel Hoffman Rachel Hoffman
Vice President, Clinical Operations North America

Rachel Hoffman joined Biom'up as our VP Clinical Operations North America. She is responsible for providing leadership and support for all aspects of clinic operations in the USA. Rachel is a versatile biomedical engineer and medical device expert with combined research background, regulatory expertise, clinical operations, and program strategy skills. Rachel has extensive experience in medical device and clinical operations with leading companies including NAMSA and CryoLife, Inc. She has a BSE in Biomedical Engineering from Pratt School of Engineering.

Roberto Manson Roberto Manson MD
Vice President of Surgical Education

Roberto J. Manson MD joined Biom'up as VP of Surgical Education. He oversees training and education for our sales and marketing teams, in addition to continuing his focus on preclinical and clinical research. Roberto completed his medical and surgical training in Argentina before relocating to Durham, North Carolina with his family. Roberto has over 15 years of experience in research and education working as an Assistant Professor of Surgery and as Associate Medical Director of the Surgical Education and Activities Laboratory at Duke University. He also has over 15 years of experience working as a consultant for a variety of medical device companies coordinating preclinical testing, in the design and execution of first in man clinical trials, and in the development and application of animal models.

Paul Uricchio Paul Uricchio
Global Marketing Director

Paul Uricchio joined Biom’up in March 2018 as US director of marketing. He has responsibility for all US marketing initiatives including product launches and branding, communications, advertising and digital asset development. Paul also manages medical society sponsorships, conferences and sales training. Prior to joining Biom’up, Paul was a senior product manager at Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals where he led the global launch of two topical hemostats along with several product development and lifecycle management initiatives for the topical hemostat business. Prior to Mallinckrodt, Paul spent more than 15 years in various marketing and sales roles in the acute care and specialty pharmaceutical and medical device spaces. Paul holds a bachelor’s degree in speech communications from Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania and an MBA in marketing from St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia.